October292012

Transformation of the Butterfly Psyche

Name: Psyche (Leptosia nina)

Butterfly Family: Pieridae

Wingspan: 25–53 mm

Subspecies: Leptosia nina terentia Fruhstorfer (southern Philippines), Leptosia nina georgi Fruhstorfer (northern Philippines)

Host Plant: Capers (CapparidaceaeCleome rutidosperma)